2018 WiSci Camp, Days 6-8: Robots, Microbiology and U.S. Culture Night

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    On Friday, campers went on an excursion to Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency where they had the chance to watch demonstrations like 3D printing.

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    Classes with the American Society for Microbiology took place over the weekend. The first activity with ASM was Gram staining, a technique to differentiate two large groups of bacteria.

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    The American Society for Microbiology also led campers through an exercise where they turned smartphones into microscopes.

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    In classes with Intel, which began on Sunday, the campers learned how to fly drones.

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    The Intel engineers also led an exercise where the campers had the opportunity to build robot cars.

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    To round out the weekend, the U.S. campers had their culture night, which included a presentation on U.S. history, current social movements, and the National Anthem.

The first weekend at WiSci camp was busy for the girls and counselors. The campers attended classes with the the American Society for Microbiology where they learned about microscopy and Gram staining. In classes with Intel they learned about programming and building robots and flying drones. The U.S. campers performed at Culture Night with a presentation on U.S. history, current social movements, and the National Anthem.

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